Case Examples

Wrongful Death – Woman Murdered by Ex-Boyfriend After Psychiatric Facility Fails to Notify Her of His Release: Duncan v. Sparrow Hospital Association
Sommers Schwartz attorneys Matthew Turner and Jay Yasso filed a wrongful death lawsuit on behalf of the estate of a woman who was shot and killed by her dangerous and unstable ...
  • $7,000,000 Settlement in Class Action Involving Spam Fax Advertising

Sommers Schwartz attorney Jason Thompson (along with lawyers from Anderson & Wanca and Bock Hatch Lewis & Oppenheim LLC) secured a settlement of nearly $7 million on behalf of a more than individuals and companies who received a faxed advertisement from Alfoccino Restaurant. In total, the defendant sent advertisements nearly 14,000 times to roughly 7,700 fax numbers. None of the plaintiffs consented to receive the faxes, which the class action lawsuit claimed was a violation of the federal Telephone Consumer Protection Act. The case was litigated in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan.

 

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